imajine that team

Susan Leger-Ferraro

Chief Curiosity Officer
Chairman of the Board

Susan Leger Ferraro

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Susan Leger Ferraro started her career at the age of 17 in her parents' house and ended up building an empire 30 years later. Susan is the Founder of Little Sprouts Inc., CEO Imajine That, Inspirational Ones, and Peace Love and Happiness, LLC. Under the leadership of Susan; Little Sprouts Inc. received $10MM through the prestigious US Dept. of Education Early Reading First Preschool Center of Excellence Award three separate times, raising children's reading proficiency scores from the 60th % in most at risk communities in Massachusetts to top 5 %. Susan grew Little Sprouts 225% in four of the most economically challenged years and was awarded the Boston Business Journal's Pacesetters Award. Susan Leger Ferraro is also currently the Chief Innovation Officer for The Lupoli Companies and its real estate division of Riverwalk Properties.  Most recently, she was recognized with the US Small Business Administration’s Massachusetts Woman in Business Champion award, Greater Boston Small Business Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year award, Boston Women’s Fund Woman of Action Award, Top 100 Women Led Businesses in Massachusetts, National Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses, Beacon for Homeless Families award from COMPASS for Homeless Families and the Massachusetts School Committee Partners in Education Award.

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Greg Ruffin

Greg Ruffin

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Mr. Ruffin currently serves as President for Imajine That Inc, an after school and enrichment program focused on JEDI for students grade K to 8, with headquarters in Dorchester Ma. He oversees 5 campuses and the leadership team that effectively runs the business. Mr. Ruffin is passionate about children , families and education . Mr. Ruffin says the thing he loves most about working for Imajine That is our focus is investing in teachers . At the forefront of all decisions is our children . Mr. Ruffin brings experience in leadership, real estate development/maintenance and finance. Mr. Ruffin has developed and operated several real estate companies and has served in this position for seven years while also serving as a member of founding teams for Dixon School of the Arts Charter, Burns Science and Technology Charter School (STEM School), and Ivy Hawn Charter School of the Arts. Mr. Ruffin served as tour Director for Live Sonima Tour, with the Sonima Foundation organizing and participating in motivational tours that use the performing arts and character development to inspire over 100,000 students in grades 6th thru12 at over 150 schools all over the country. He has founded and developed pre-schools with dynamic programming and works in close collaboration with principals and communities to optimize resources. Mr. Ruffin is a Graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara.